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Pepino

NZ $4.95

Description


An easy to grow melon-like fruiting bush from South America. The fruit has a unique cream colour and violet stripes with flesh that is firm and sweet similar to a rockmelon but not as musky. The bushy upright perennial plant is self fertile and cold tolerant - cut back after the frosts and it will happily regrow. Tiny seeds.

Matures 150 days from Transplant.

 

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7820

Solanum muricatum

Information

OPTIMUM SOIL TEMP FOR GERMINATION DAYS TO GERMINATION Height PREFERRED GROWING PERIOD WHEN TO SOW NUMBER OF SEEDS PER PACKET PREFERRED GROWING METHOD BEST USE
20-25 14-21 100cm-icon 100cm Tender 2.3 10 Transplant-icon Transplant Fruiting Tree-icon Fruiting Tree

KEY to WHEN TO SOW

  1 Early Spring 2 Late Spring &
Early Summer
3 Late Summer &
Early Autumn

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